Jul 19 2009
Head Coach: Jack Marolich
Jack graduated from WWU in 2008, after rowing four years with the Vikings. During that time he was a member of boats that earned gold at NCRCs, WIRAs, and made trips to both the IRA and Dad Vail Championship regattas. Prior to returning to WWU to coach the men in 2010, he spent time coaching on the east coast and also at Sammamish and Everett Rowing Associations. In 2012, Jack was named the NCRC Coach of the Year and has been striving to build the Vikings team into a championship crew. He is in his 4th year coaching at Western.
Novice Coach: Thomas Downey
Thomas returns to the team as the Novice Coach. He rowed the last three years for the Vikings and is excited to stay involved with the team as a 5th year student. Thomas is seeking a degree in geology and will be graduating in the Spring of 2013.
Assistant Novice Coach: Andrew Lapidus
Andy rowed with the Vikings for three years before studying in Germany and coaching local youths abroad. While rowing for the Vikings, Andy was in WIRA medaling boats, as well as the 2011 Varsity 4+ that made the trip to the ACRA National Championship regatta in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Andy brings a wealth of experience and passion to the novice squad.